The importance of strength is quite evident in the sport of basketball. The days of just playing pick-up at the gym are over. It is important to participate in a truly comprehensive strength training program in order to improve performance on the court. Your strength program lays the foundation for your success.
Fundamental Movement Skills necessary for athlete assesment. Lower Body: Squat 5-3-1RM Testing year round. Upper Body: Bench Press 10- 5-3-1RM Testing Year Round- and Chin Up. Total Body Strength: Power Clean 3- 1 RM Testing. Maximal Sprint Speed: 30 yard sprint. Sprint Speed Endurance: Figure 8 ...
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Their first workout featured forty-five minutes of core training and forty-five minutes in the weight room without any basketballs but Durant came back for more. Durant admits that the workouts were not always fun but understood that he needed to put the work in. Stein and Durant still work together now, more than a decade later (Slater, 2013).
Weight Room Exercises for Basketball Players Legs are the Foundation. The more explosive and agile you are, the more likely you are to succeed on the basketball... Condition the Core. Basketball requires balance. The more balanced you are, the better scorer and defender you will be. Arm Strength for ...
Day 2 Warm-up: 10-15 minutes of mobility exercises, 5-10 minutes of core exercises (you pick) Bench Press – 3×8-12 @ 70-80% Close-Grip Bench Press – 3×8-12 Bent-Over Rows – 3×8-12 Pull-Ups – 3×8-12 Military Press – 3×8-12
Lower Body Workout No. 1. Squats; Leg curl; Walking lunge; Hip adduction (groin) Lower back extension; Calf raise; Abs; Lower Body Workout No. 2. Leg press; Straight Leg deadlift; Step-ups; Hip abduction; Wall sit; Calf raise; Abs; Agility Here are some drills that will help improve agility, quickness and reaction time. Drills: Pick 3 drills each workout
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